Quick Review of Gionee Marathon M5

The Good
  • The metallic build quality is really reassuring and the phone feels very solid
  • Exceedingly good battery life
  • The colours on the AMOLED display are really deep with good contrasts
  • Comes with IR blaster
The Bad
  • Amigo UI still has niggling issues with RAM management and bad translation
  • Lacks a Full HD display
  • The phone feels bulky to use
  • The camera really struggles in low light conditions

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Gionee Marathon M5 Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: November 2015
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Display   8 /10
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Screen Type AMOLED
Pixel Density 267 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Bezel Less No
Chipset   7 /10
Brand MediaTek
Processor Speed 1.3GHz
Processor MediaTek MT6735
Processor Type Quad-Core
RAM 2GB 7 /10
Graphics Mali-T720 MP2
Camera   6 /10
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 5MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Geo-tagging, Digital zoom, White balance settings, Digital image stabilization, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR, Continuous shooting, Exposure compensation, Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, ISo settings, Scene mode
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 5.1 Lollipop
OS Detail Amigo 3.1
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features GPS, FM Radio
Sensors IR Blaster
Dimensions (mm) 152 x 76 x 8.5
Weight 214 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color White, Blue
Build Material Metal Unibody
Device Warranty 1 Year
Warranty Details 1 Year on mobile and 6 month on accessories
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual
Storage   9 /10
Internal Storage 16GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 64GB
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Micro SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) No
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Bands HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Battery   10 /10
Battery Capacity 6020mAh
Battery Type Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes

Gionee Marathon M5 Features

The M series by Gionee has been known for the big battery capacity that it used to sport. The Gionee M5 is the latest phone from the Chinese smartphone maker in the series and it has a huge battery. The phone battery is rated at 6020mAh and is one of the highest capacity batteries in a smartphone.

The features of the Gionee Marathon M5 are as follows

  • The Marathon M5 has a 5.5 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. The AMOLED panels are well known to deliver vivid image output.
  • The phone has a 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor and has 2GB of RAM
  • The Marathon M5 gets 16GB of onboard storage and a microSD card slot that accepts cards upto 64GB
  • While the E series by GIonee have the best camera the M5 isn’t left out. It sports a 13 megapixel camera at the back with LED flash
  • At the front it gets a 5 megapixel shooter that can be used for video calls and selfies
  • In terms of software the device comes with Amigo UI on top of Android Lollipop
  • It is a Dual SIM device and comes with a non removable 6020mAh battery and Gionee claims that it can last for 4 days


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Gionee Marathon M5 Ratings

User Reviews for Gionee Marathon M5 (Total: 1)
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By Mohnish Singh on March 9, 2017
Great phone nice performance picture Clearity of camera is disappointing
The Good
  • Nice battery life
The Bad
  • Heats up
  • Camera quailty is average
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